Monthly Archives: September 2012

Airforce under-funded – Reps

By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA – MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee on Airforce, yesterday, raised an alarm that the Nigeria Airforce was grossly underfunded as only N1.8 billion of the N5 billion allocated to it in the 2012 budget had been released at the close of the third quarter. ...

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Security vote tears FCT ministers apart

By Favour Nnabugwu ABUJA— Strong indications have emerged that all is not well between the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Administration, Senator Bala Mohammed and Minister of State for FCT, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, over security vote. Akinjide was absent at the conferment of national honour on Senator Bala ...

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Chevron Tennis Masters serves off

By John EgbokhanAfter about two weeks of coaching, the 2012 edition of the NNPC/Chevron Junior Masters Tennis tournament, serves off today at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club in Onikan. According to the organisers, the age-grade tourney, which features the best tennis players in the country, is expected to end on ...

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Mata benefiting from ‘logical’ extended summer break

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata has attributed his impressive early season form to manager Roberto Di Matteo’s decision to hand him a fortnight off after the season had started. The Spain international had a rigorous first year in England, making 53 appearances in all competitions as the Blues won both the ...

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Diezani Alison-Madueke Maintained Rooms In Two New York Luxury Hotels During UN Assembly

Investigations by SaharaReporters revealed that Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, booked and paid for two rooms in two separate high-cost hotels during the four nights she spent in New York City during the just concluded United Nations General Assembly. Impeccable sources within the Presidency and the delegation of the Nigerian ...

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Proposed Nigeria oil bill taxes are fair – minister

Taxes on deep offshore oil projects proposed by Nigeria are “competitive and considerate”, Nigeria Oil Minister, Diezani-Alison Madueke said, rejecting complaints by foreign oil majors that the levies are too high. Shell Nigeria Managing Director, Mutiu Sunmonu warned last week that tax terms in a landmark Nigerian oil bill are so ...

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Pardew targets Newcastle trophy following new deal

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has outlined his plan to deliver the Magpies’ first piece of silverware for 43 years as his side claimed a battling 2-2 draw with Premier League new boys Reading. The result at the Majedski capped off a quite remarkable week for the 51-year-old, who was rewarded ...

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Sen. Ita Giwa Draws Attention Again!

Having successfully hosted some big wigs in politics and entertainment businesses in Nigeria for daughter who added. Year about two months ago, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa a.k.a. Mma Bakassi, has pulled another crowd again for Florence Ita Giwa Charity Foundation for Children of Bakassi. The event which was held at the ...

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